Carolina Beach employment information

IndexCarolina BeachNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$34,649$25,608$28,555
Median household income$57,592$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$77,083$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$45,183$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$40,389$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$24,121$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate6.5%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level11.7%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Carolina Beach is 21% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Carolina Beach is 8% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Carolina Beach is 12% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Carolina Beach is 25% lower than the national average.

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Carolina Beach median earnings by income bracket

Carolina Beach employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.7%1.9%
Manufacturing sector5.8%1.2%
Financial & insurance services1.6%3.7%
Wholesale & retail services13.2%11.0%
Public administration11.0%1.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.5%1.3%
Education, health & social services8.6%30.0%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Bald Head Island, NC179$96,00079%
St. James, NC3,704$89,51967%
Caswell Beach, NC450$74,21939%
Kure Beach, NC2,388$73,97738%
Myrtle Grove, NC9,030$69,02829%
Carolina Beach, NC5,888$57,5928%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
De Soto, KS5,888$50,9935%
Sidney, MT5,888$56,9266%
Kingston, TN5,888$45,42415%
Bellwood, VA5,889$36,98331%
Valley Falls, SC5,886$37,57230%
Carolina Beach, NC5,888$57,5928%
Source: The Carolina Beach, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.